Dr. Curvy

Donuts Saved My Life

October 2, 2012

“Scientists discover fried dough filled with frosting and covered with chocolate glaze and sprinkles saves lives”…. Sorry, not a scientific breakthrough you’ll be reading about anytime soon, despite some recent articles suggesting overweight and obese individuals are healthier than normal or even underweight individuals. To better understand the obesity paradox, you have to first realize […]

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Straight from the Doctor: It’s Not in Your Head.

January 4, 2012
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I was asked to write about the top things that women should bring up with their doctor.  Besides the usual health maintenance things – your regular physical, blood work, female tests – what kind of signs and symptoms should you share with your physician? I thought about it, and thought about it . . . […]

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The Couples Workout and Why it’s a Bad Idea

September 16, 2011

JA, a middle age housewife, presented to my office for her monthly weight management visit. She had been hovering around her goal weight the past few months and recently incorporated some new tips and was pleased to have lost 5 pounds this past month. While inquiring about the different things she was doing to lose […]

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The Free Clinic with Dr. Curvy, Episode 1

March 7, 2011

There’s a new feature here at Curvy Girl Guide that we are very excited about, The Free Clinic with Dr. Curvy! A chance for you to ask our resident MD, Dr. Curvy, aka, Dr. Stephen Camacho, all your health and body questions, from general health, to weight to sex, we cover it all in a […]

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Leave the “stuffing” for the bird!

November 25, 2010

I love to eat. I really love to eat good food, too. The kind of good food that is almost too pretty to eat; that makes you feel like you’re a judge on Top Chef.  Food that you eat slowly and carefully to enjoy and savor every flavor and bite.  Food that you don’t have to […]

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